Two Severely Injured In Four-Car Crash On Route 72 In Stafford

Stafford police looking for witnesses to crash

Two people involved in a four-car crash on Route 72 recently were taken to the Atlantic City Trauma Center for treatment of severe injuries, police said.

The accident occurred on May 22 at 9:21 p.m. on Route 72 at Ivy Road.

Margaret Brenner, 59, Pennsylvania, was traveling east on Route 72 passing Ivy Road and Matthew Epinger, 20, Barnegat, was heading west on Route 72 when his car swerved into the eastbound lane and sideswiped Brenner's car, police said.

Brenner lost control of her car from the impact and crashed into a tree. impact  Epinger's car continued west in the eastbound lane and crashed head-on into a BMW driven by Ralph Rodak, 54, Pennsylvania, police said.

A Dodge Neon operated by Thomas Law, 54, of King of Prussia, Pa was traveling east on Route 72 and crashed into Epinger's vehicle, which was in the middle of the roadway, police said.

Law sustained minor injuries and refused medical treatment. Members of the Stafford Volunteer Fire Company extricated Rodak and Epinger from their cars

Rodak sustained a severe leg injury and was transported to Atlantic City Trauma Center. Rodak's passenger, Brittany Rodak, 24 sustained minor injuries and was transported to Southern Ocean Medical Center for treatment. Epinger sustained severe injury from the collision and was transported to Atlantic City Trauma Center, police said.

Route 72 was closed in both directions during the investigation for approximately 2 hours. The crash is currently under investigation by the Traffic Safety Unit. Any witnesses are asked to call 609-597-1189 ext. 8436
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2 hearts June 24, 2014 at 11:16 PM
Sorry for another life cut short. So tragic. Is there a way Optician Andy can be banned from posting? I've read other comments that he has posted on different subjects & none of them are thoughtful or even intelligent. There are parents/family that are grieving right now. You should be ashamed of yourself.
anonymous June 25, 2014 at 11:39 PM
2 hearts I would not worry about that guy anymore. We took care of him. After repeated warnings by us and others we have decided to publish all his publicly accessible info. --- this is what he saw on his screen after his last warning--- This is what happened to the last troll if you are not him. We will find out and you cannot hide from us no matter how careful you think you were. He went by the name Optician Andy and this is what we posted for him----- Here we go again troll---Optician Andy Aka kushmein toochas--Harvard Med graduate who can not figure out how to turn off caps.----Andrew Micheal Falkoff (yeah thats his real name)--245 Matey Ave. Manahawkin NJ 08050-- Twitter--@EYE_DOC_ANDY ---56 yrs Old and still looking according to plenty of fish where he goes by Optician Andy Nj4U---------Father Victor (a good man) Zelda (also a good person) Brother Paul (probably the favorite) ---- Phone numbers that are aval. on the web----(609)978-2979------and 2 others that are posted online--(732)345-2073 and (732) 345-2074 The people he thinks he knows do not like him much. OpticianAndyNJ4U@aol.com ----------- You did this bad decision troll go back to the forest. Love ya -------anonymous -----Dont violate our site with trolling we do not like it. You have plenty of sites to go to please pick another and delete this post. --Love ya ----anonymous
anonymous June 25, 2014 at 11:43 PM
We do this for the people who are really trying to express their true feelings on topics that affect all of us. We do not tolerate trolls on manahawkin patch and neither should any of you. Have a great day------anonymous
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